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JNB Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: JNB / FAOR
Airport Names:
  1. O. R. Tambo International Airport
  2. Johannesburg International Airport
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
GPS Coordinates: 26°8'21"S by 28°14'45"E
Area Served: Johannesburg, South Africa
Pretoria, South Africa
Operator/Owner: Airports Company South Africa
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 5,558 feet (1,694 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB):

  • The closest airport to O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) is Rand Airport (QRA), which is located only 9 miles (15 kilometers) SW of JNB.
  • The airport was founded in 1952 as "Jan Smuts Airport", two years after his death, near the town of Kempton Park on the East Rand.
  • O. R. Tambo International Airport handled 18,794,897 passengers last year.
  • During busy periods, outbound flights use the western runway for take-off, while inbound flights use the eastern runway for landing.
  • In addition to being known as "O. R. Tambo International Airport", another name for JNB is "Johannesburg International Airport".
  • A transit terminal has been built between the domestic and international terminals.
  • O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) has 2 runways.
  • In November 2009 Air France announced the scheduled flights of their Airbus A380 into Johannesburg's O.R.
  • Because of O. R. Tambo International Airport's high elevation of 5,558 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at JNB. Combined with a high temperature, this could make JNB a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • The furthest airport from O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) is Hana Airport (HNM), which is located 11,979 miles (19,279 kilometers) away in Hana, Hawaii, United States.

Map of Nearest Airports from O. R. Tambo International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from O. R. Tambo International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
19.26 miles (14.90 km) SWRand Airport (QRA)Johannesburg, South AfricaView Rand Airport on a map View satellite image of Rand Airport Set QRA as destination Airport Get more information about Rand Airport
212.44 miles (20.02 km) NNWGrand Central Airport (GCJ)Johannesburg, South AfricaView Grand Central Airport on a map View satellite image of Grand Central Airport Set GCJ as destination Airport Get more information about Grand Central Airport
324.22 miles (38.98 km) NWLanseria International Airport (HLA)Lanseria, South AfricaView Lanseria International Airport on a map View satellite image of Lanseria International Airport Set HLA as destination Airport Get more information about Lanseria International Airport
427.05 miles (43.54 km) SSEHeidelberg Airport (HDB)Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, GermanyView Heidelberg Airport on a map View satellite image of Heidelberg Airport Set HDB as destination Airport Get more information about Heidelberg Airport
533.58 miles (54.04 km) NWonderboom Airport (PRY)Pretoria, South AfricaView Wonderboom Airport on a map View satellite image of Wonderboom Airport Set PRY as destination Airport Get more information about Wonderboom Airport
686.92 miles (139.89 km) NWPilanesberg International Airport (NTY)Pilanesberg, South AfricaView Pilanesberg International Airport on a map View satellite image of Pilanesberg International Airport Set NTY as destination Airport Get more information about Pilanesberg International Airport
7169.37 miles (272.57 km) WMafikeng Airport (MBD)Mmabatho, South AfricaView Mafikeng Airport on a map View satellite image of Mafikeng Airport Set MBD as destination Airport Get more information about Mafikeng Airport
8170.58 miles (274.53 km) WNWLobatse Airport (LOQ)Lobatse, BotswanaView Lobatse Airport on a map View satellite image of Lobatse Airport Set LOQ as destination Airport Get more information about Lobatse Airport
9175.74 miles (282.82 km) NNEPolokwane International Airport (PTG)Polokwane, South AfricaView Polokwane International Airport on a map View satellite image of Polokwane International Airport Set PTG as destination Airport Get more information about Polokwane International Airport
10181.93 miles (292.80 km) NWSir Seretse Khama International Airport (GBE)Gaborone, BotswanaView Sir Seretse Khama International Airport on a map View satellite image of Sir Seretse Khama International Airport Set GBE as destination Airport Get more information about Sir Seretse Khama International Airport
11185.43 miles (298.43 km) ENEKruger Mpumalanga International Airport (MQP)Nelspruit, South AfricaView Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport on a map View satellite image of Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport Set MQP as destination Airport Get more information about Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport
12188.06 miles (302.65 km) SLeribe Airport (LRB)Leribe, LesothoView Leribe Airport on a map View satellite image of Leribe Airport Set LRB as destination Airport Get more information about Leribe Airport
13191.47 miles (308.14 km) EMatsapha Airport (MTS)Manzini, SwazilandView Matsapha Airport on a map View satellite image of Matsapha Airport Set MTS as destination Airport Get more information about Matsapha Airport
14192.33 miles (309.53 km) SSELadysmith Airport (LAY)Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal, South AfricaView Ladysmith Airport on a map View satellite image of Ladysmith Airport Set LAY as destination Airport Get more information about Ladysmith Airport
15214.26 miles (344.81 km) NEAir Force Base Hoedspruit (HDS)Hoedspruit, South AfricaView Air Force Base Hoedspruit on a map View satellite image of Air Force Base Hoedspruit Set HDS as destination Airport Get more information about Air Force Base Hoedspruit

Map of Furthest Airports from O. R. Tambo International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from O. R. Tambo International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,979.48 miles (19,279.06 km) NEHana Airport (HNM)Hana, Hawaii, United StatesView Hana Airport on a map View satellite image of Hana Airport Set HNM as destination Airport Get more information about Hana Airport
211,969.05 miles (19,262.27 km) NEKahului Airport (OGG)Kahului, Hawaii, United StatesView Kahului Airport on a map View satellite image of Kahului Airport Set OGG as destination Airport Get more information about Kahului Airport
311,962.60 miles (19,251.89 km) NEKapalua Airport (JHM)Lahaina, Hawaii, United StatesView Kapalua Airport on a map View satellite image of Kapalua Airport Set JHM as destination Airport Get more information about Kapalua Airport
411,962.55 miles (19,251.81 km) NEKalaupapa Airport (LUP)Kalaupapa, Hawaii, United StatesView Kalaupapa Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalaupapa Airport Set LUP as destination Airport Get more information about Kalaupapa Airport
511,954.50 miles (19,238.86 km) NNEUpolu Airport (UPP)Hawi, Hawaii, United StatesView Upolu Airport on a map View satellite image of Upolu Airport Set UPP as destination Airport Get more information about Upolu Airport
611,954.19 miles (19,238.36 km) NEMolokai Airport (MKK)Kaunakakai, Hawaii, United StatesView Molokai Airport on a map View satellite image of Molokai Airport Set MKK as destination Airport Get more information about Molokai Airport
711,946.32 miles (19,225.69 km) NNEHilo International Airport (ITO)Hilo, Hawaii, United StatesView Hilo International Airport on a map View satellite image of Hilo International Airport Set ITO as destination Airport Get more information about Hilo International Airport
811,945.21 miles (19,223.91 km) NNEWaimea-Kohala Airport (MUE)Kamuela, Hawaii, United StatesView Waimea-Kohala Airport on a map View satellite image of Waimea-Kohala Airport Set MUE as destination Airport Get more information about Waimea-Kohala Airport
911,941.61 miles (19,218.12 km) NELanai Airport (LNY)Lanai City, Hawaii, United StatesView Lanai Airport on a map View satellite image of Lanai Airport Set LNY as destination Airport Get more information about Lanai Airport
1011,933.94 miles (19,205.77 km) NNEPōhakuloa Training Area (BSF)Camp Pohakuloa, Hawaii, United StatesView Pōhakuloa Training Area on a map View satellite image of Pōhakuloa Training Area Set BSF as destination Airport Get more information about Pōhakuloa Training Area
1111,925.78 miles (19,192.64 km) NEWheeler AAF (HHI)Wahiawa, Hawaii, United StatesView Wheeler AAF on a map View satellite image of Wheeler AAF Set HHI as destination Airport Get more information about Wheeler AAF
1211,923.96 miles (19,189.70 km) NEHonolulu International Airport (HNL)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Honolulu International Airport on a map View satellite image of Honolulu International Airport Set HNL as destination Airport Get more information about Honolulu International Airport
1311,923.96 miles (19,189.70 km) NEHickam Field (HIK)Honolulu, Hawaii, United StatesView Hickam Field on a map View satellite image of Hickam Field Set HIK as destination Airport Get more information about Hickam Field
1411,922.16 miles (19,186.81 km) NEDillingham Airfield (HDH)Mokuleia, Hawaii, United StatesView Dillingham Airfield on a map View satellite image of Dillingham Airfield Set HDH as destination Airport Get more information about Dillingham Airfield
1511,917.18 miles (19,178.80 km) NNEKona International Airport at Keāhole (KOA)Kailua / Kona, Hawaii, United StatesView Kona International Airport at Keāhole on a map View satellite image of Kona International Airport at Keāhole Set KOA as destination Airport Get more information about Kona International Airport at Keāhole